Talk:Asian thrush

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
WikiProject Birds (Rated Stub-class, Mid-importance)
WikiProject iconAsian thrush is part of WikiProject Birds, an attempt at creating a standardized, informative and easy-to-use ornithological resource. If you would like to participate, visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. Please do not substitute this template.
Stub-Class article Stub  This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project's quality scale.
 Mid  This article has been rated as Mid-importance on the project's importance scale.
 

Oreocinola?[edit]

Is Zoothera and Oreocinola the same? I have a description of a bird, where its Latin name is Oerocinola dauma aurea, and it seems to agree with Zoothera dauma aurea. Yenx 19:04, 10 April 2007 (UTC)


Google gives only one(!) reference for Oreocinola 1 The bird as described is not White's Thrush, which is about 10 inches long, is not an oriole, has similar plumage patterns above and below, and does noy have obvious eye stripes. Its song is a monotonous whistle, striking rather than melodic. jimfbleak 05:19, 11 April 2007 (UTC)
It's correctly Oreocincla, apparently an obsolete "wastebin taxon" for Asian(?) thrushes. The reference to "Oreocinola" totally mixes it up - it means the hwamei which is not even close (the hwamei is as close to White's Thrush as is a sparrow - no matter whether European or American - to either). Dysmorodrepanis 22:59, 27 August 2007 (UTC)